Michelle Wheater

Michelle  Wheater

Director of Research and Scholarly Achievement

Michelle Wheater
Contact Info:
Campus: Corktown Campus
Building: School of Dentistry
Room: DC 430
Phone: 313-494-6656
Michelle Wheater
Areas of Expertise:
Dental Research


  • Ph.D., Iowa State University
  • B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania


Prof. Wheater teaches histology to dental and dental hygiene students and directs dental hygiene degree completion students in research methodology. She manages aspects of the faculty and student research programs. She is a faculty mentor for the academic leadership teaching program for dental and dental hygiene students. She has received teaching awards and grant funding for teaching and research programs. Prof. Wheater holds a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Iowa State University, and a Postdoctoral Fellowship from Northwestern University School of Medicine. She joined the university in 2004.

Research Interests:

  • cytotoxicity of natural substances.